16 “At this time tomorrow I will send you a man from the land of Benjamin. Anoint him ruler over my people Israel.(A) He will save them from the Philistines because I have seen the affliction of my people,(B) for their cry has come to me.”

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10 Samuel took the flask of oil,(A) poured it out on Saul’s head,(B) kissed him, and said, “Hasn’t the Lord anointed you(C) ruler over his inheritance?[a](D)

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Footnotes

  1. 10:1 LXX adds And you will reign over the Lord’s people, and you will save them from the hand of their enemies all around. And this is the sign to you that the Lord has anointed you ruler over his inheritance.

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